Teaser Tuesdays


Teaser Tuesdays is hosted by Jenn

Just quote a couple of spoiler-free sentences the book you’re reading to tempt other readers.

Here is mine:-

“Once back inside the library, he pointed to the pair of narrow beds covered with red velvet that ran along one wall of the front room. These were two of the thirteen official beds at what George liked to call “The Tumbleweed Hotel”: one in the antiquarian room, two in the main part of the bookstore downstairs, six in the library, and four more upstairs in the third-floor apartment.

From Books, Baguettes and Bedbugs by Jeremy Mercer.

I love memoirs about libraries and bookshops!

Library Loot


Library Loot is a new weekly event hosted by Eva at A Striped Armchair to share the library books we find each week. It’s a wonderful idea. I am a lifelong library lover and I am lucky enough to be a member of a private subsription library as well as having a good public library service.

Here are my latest five finds:



The Red House Mystery by A A Milne is a 1920s mystery that I didn’t know existed until I spotted this lovely little volume in the library.

Knights of Love by Jane Tozer is a new Cornish interpretation of The Lais of Marie de France.

Memoirs of A Novelist by Virginia Woolf is a slim volume of early short stories, ourtesy of the wonderful Hesperus Classics.

Renoir, my Father by Jean Renoir is a family memoir for my Art History Reading Challenge.

Books, Baguettes and Books by Jeremy Mercer is another memoir, in this case of a bookish nature.